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Grant Number: 5R01CA092683-04 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Nuckols, John
Organization: Colorado State University
Project Title: Geographic-Based Exposure Assessment of Agricultural Ch*
Fiscal Year: 2004
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Abstract

The long-term goal of this research is to improve exposure assessment methods for epidemiological studies of agricultural pesticide use and cancer. The specific aims of this research proposal are: 1. To validate a set of geographic-based metrics for exposure assessment to agricultural pesticides using environmental samples of household dust. 2. To evaluate change in predicted land cover for use in a geographic-based exposure metric over a multi-year period. 3. To evaluate how seasonal calculation of a metric for exposure to agricultural chemical use effects potential household exposure. A procedure has been developed for predicting the likelihood that pesticides used in agricultural operations in the vicinity of a residence will be transported to inside the residence. This study is designed to use measurement of agricultural pesticides in household dust to test the validity of the procedure.

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Publications

Using Landsat satellite data to support pesticide exposure assessment in California.
Authors: Maxwell SK, Airola M, Nuckols JR
Source: Int J Health Geogr, 2010 Sep 16;9, p. 46.
EPub date: 2010 Sep 16.
PMID: 20846438
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Proximity to crops and residential exposure to agricultural herbicides in iowa.
Authors: Ward MH, Lubin J, Giglierano J, Colt JS, Wolter C, Bekiroglu N, Camann D, Hartge P, Nuckols JR
Source: Environ Health Perspect, 2006 Jun;114(6), p. 893-7.
PMID: 16759991
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